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Phyllis Kennedy (I) (1914–1998)

Quick with a wisecrack or comically bemused look, character actress Phyllis Kennedy's slightly equine features greatly enhanced the drab, chatty Plain Jane types she played usually in humorous servitude to the leading lady. Born in Detroit, Michigan on June 16, 1914, she attended high school there and, following her graduation in 1932, found work ... See full bio »

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 1968 Finian's Rainbow
Sharecropper (uncredited)
 1964 My Fair Lady
Cockney (uncredited)
 1959 Never Steal Anything Small
Waitress (uncredited)
 1957 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- The Celebrity Next Door (1957) ... Maid
 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Unattractive Waitress
- The Wrestling Match (1953) ... Unattractive Waitress (uncredited)
 1952 The WAC from Walla Walla
WAC Sgt. Tex (uncredited)
 1952 Skirts Ahoy!
Seamstress (uncredited)
 1952 The Half-Breed
Bessie (uncredited)
 1951 Fighting Coast Guard
Plain Girl (uncredited)
 1951 Spoilers of the Plains
Beautician (uncredited)
 1950 The Goldbergs
Woman in Classroom (uncredited)
 1950 The Missourians
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1950 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Miss Prynne
- Damsels in Distress (1950) ... Miss Prynne
 1950 The Jackie Robinson Story
Baseball Fan in Stands (uncredited)
 1950 Key to the City
Maid (uncredited)
 1949 Samson and Delilah
Wide-Eyed Girl (uncredited)
 1949 A Dangerous Profession
Maid in Kane's Apartment (uncredited)
 1949 Chicago Deadline
Maid (uncredited)
 1949 Song of Surrender
Bidder (uncredited)
 1949 Red Light
Chambermaid (uncredited)
 1949 Once More, My Darling
Waitress (uncredited)
 1949 You're My Everything
Elizabeth - the Maid (uncredited)
 1949 The Crime Doctor's Diary
Eddie's Wife (uncredited)
 1948 Isn't It Romantic
Miss Wilson - Townswoman (uncredited)
 1948 A Foreign Affair
WAC Technical Sergeant (uncredited)
 1948 Smart Woman
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1947 Killer McCoy
Waitress / Autograph Hound (uncredited)
 1947 Where There's Life
Hotel Maid (uncredited)
 1947 Living in a Big Way
Elsie, the Maid
 1946 Social Terrors (Short)
 1946 No Leave, No Love
Waitress (uncredited)
 1946 Faithful in My Fashion
Miss Dale, Walter's Secretary (uncredited)
 1946 Partners in Time
 1945 Life with Blondie
Mary (uncredited)
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe
Frank's Nightclub Girlfriend (uncredited)
 1944 An American Romance
Information Clerk (uncredited)
 1944 National Barn Dance
 1944 Once Upon a Time
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1944 The Heavenly Body
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon
Hortense - Piano Player (uncredited)
 1943 Is Everybody Happy?
Daisy Broadbelt (uncredited)
 1943 Coney Island
Dolly (uncredited)
 1942 Time to Kill
Ina Smithers, receptionist (uncredited)
 1942 Laugh Your Blues Away
Priscilla Conklin
 1942 My Sister Eileen
Annie Wilkerson (uncredited)
 1942 Lady in a Jam
Drunk Tourist (uncredited)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Fanny (uncredited)
 1942 My Favorite Blonde
Girl in Theatre Box (uncredited)
 1942 Nothing But Nerves (Short)
Maid (uncredited)
 1941 Sailors on Leave
Girl (uncredited)
 1941 Unfinished Business
Woman (uncredited)
 1941 Caught in the Draft
Susan (scenes deleted)
 1941 The Lady from Cheyenne
Miss Dunbar (uncredited)
 1941 Honeymoon for Three
Hotel Maid (uncredited)
 1940 Rhythm on the River
Patsy Flick (uncredited)
 1940 Dr. Christian Meets the Women
Annie the Maid
 1940 Anne of Windy Poplars
Maid (uncredited)
 1939 East Side of Heaven
Mamie (uncredited)
 1939 Love Affair
Annie - Terry's Maid (uncredited)
 1938 Carefree
Woman (voice, uncredited)
 1938 Mother Carey's Chickens
Annabelle, the Careys' maid
 1938 Picketing for Love (Short)
 1938 Vivacious Lady
 1938 Joy of Living
 1937 Stage Door
 1937 On Again-Off Again
Worker (uncredited)
 1937 Shall We Dance
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
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She was recommended by a friend to try acting while working as a clothing model in a local department store. She soon appeared in a small speaking role in a stage production of "Jane Eyre". See more »

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